Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconNameDavid PrestonImageDavid PrestonFirstnameDavidLastnamePrestonOffice Phone(817) 257-6154
Emaild.preston@tcu.edu
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Vitae
Position:ProfessorDepartment:Information Systems and Supply Chain MgmtOffice:Tandy Hall 211BRole:FacultyEducation
  • PhD - Business Administration (Management Information Systems): University of Georgia (2004)
  • Masters of Business Administration: University of Georgia
  • Masters of Science - Engineering: University of Florida
  • Bachelor of Science - Engineering: University of Florida
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • IS Strategy and Alignment
  • IS and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management of IS
Courses Taught
  • Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • IS Strategy
  • Systems Analysis
Key Publications
  • Preston, D.S., D. Chen, M. Swink, L. Meade. Forthcoming. “Generating Supplier Benefits through Buyer-Enabled Knowledge Enrichment: A Social Capital Perspective”. Decision Sciences.
  • Chen, D., D.S. Preston, M. Swink. 2015. “Big Data Analytics Usage and Value Creation in Supply Chain Management: An Integrative Model and Empirical Analysis”. Journal of Management Information Systems. 32(4), pp. 4–39
  • Chen, D., D.S. Preston, M. Tarafdar. 2015. “From Innovative IS Strategy to Customer Value: The Roles of Innovative Business Orientation, CIO Leadership and Organizational Climate”. Database for Advances in Information Systems 46(2), pp. 8-29 (shared first authorship).
  • Chen, D. D.S. Preston, W. Xia. 2013. “Enhancing Hospital Supply Chain Performance: A Relational View and Empirical Test”. Journal of Operations Management 31(6), pp. 391-408 (shared first authorship).
  • Karahanna, E., D.S. Preston. 2013. “The Influence of the CIO-TMT Social Capital on IS Strategic Alignment and Value Creation”. Journal of Management Information Systems 30(1), pp. 15-55.
  • Leidner, D., J. Lo, D.S. Preston. 2011. “An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship of IS Strategy with Firm Performance”. Journal of Strategic Information Systems 20(4), pp. 419–437.
  • Leidner, D., D.S. Preston, D. Chen. 2010. “An Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Organizational IT Innovation in Hospitals”. Journal of Strategic Information Systems 19(3), pp. 154-170. (Runner-up for Best Paper of 2010).
  • Chen, D., M. Mockler, D.S. Preston, A. Teubner. 2010. “Information Systems Strategy: Reconceptualization, Measurement, and Implications”. MIS Quarterly 34(2), pp. 233-259 (shared first authorship).
  • Chen, D., D.S. Preston, W. Xia. 2010. “Antecedents and Impacts of CIO Supply-side and Demand-side Leadership: A Staged Maturity Model”. Journal of Management Information Systems 27(1), pp. 231-267.
  • Preston, D.S., E. Karahanna. 2009. “The Antecedents of IS Strategic Alignment: A Nomological Network”. Information Systems Research, 20(2), pp. 159-179.
  • Preston, D.S., E. Karahanna. 2009. “How to Develop a Shared Vision, the Key to IS Strategic Alignment”. MIS Quarterly Executive 8(1), pp. 1-8.
  • Preston, D.S., D. Chen, D. Leidner. 2008. “Examining the Antecedents and Consequences of CIO Strategic
  • Decision-Making Authority: An Empirical Study”. Decision Sciences 39(4), pp. 605-642 (Finalist for Best Paper of 2008).
  • Preston, D.S., D. Leidner, D. Chen. 2008. “CIO Leadership Profiles: Implications of Matching CIO Authority and Leadership Capability on IT Impact”. MIS Quarterly Executive 7(2), pp. 57-69.
  • Preston, D.S., E. Karahanna, F. Rowe. 2006. “Development of Shared Understanding between the Chief Information Officer and Top Management Team in U.S. and French Organizations: A Cross-Cultural Comparison”. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management 53(2), pp. 191-206.
Awards / Recognition
  • Associate Editor - MIS Quarterly
  • IEE TEM - Editorial Board
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems - Editorial Board
  • Journal of Strategic Information Systems – Runner-up for Best Paper of 2010
  • Decision Sciences - Finalist for Best Paper of 2008
  • Information Systems Research – Reviewer of the Year 2010
  • MIS Quarterly – Reviewer of the Year 2008
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.)